If you wanted to understand why there is such gridlock in Congress and our national politics, all you had to do was watch the GOP members of this panel first try to get Cohen’s testimony shut down before it began on a procedural complaint. When that didn’t work, they went after Elijah Cummings.
Confirming Brett Kavanaugh was the best outcome at the end of a hellish decision tree that left the country with no ideal option. Reasonable people may differ on that. But what seems more obvious: It's all going to get worse. Because everyone is taking the wrong lessons from the Kavanaugh debacle.
None of us has enough evidence to make a decisive conclusion about Dr. Ford’s testimony. But to assume her experience is false and to cast her as a bad person for talking about her experience communicates to family members who are victims that their own stories will not be taken seriously.
For women, it is hard to imagine a week more encouraging or more gut-wrenching — and yet I fear that we are in for more of the same as we await the final decision on whether Mr. Kavanaugh becomes the next justice of the United States Supreme Court and Mr. Cosby’s team pursues an appeal.
The last-minute delay in Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, to allow for an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against him, may save the Senate Judiciary Committee from a rerun of the earlier Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill fiasco.
Maryland's U.S. senators back a new FBI probe and question Brett Kavanaugh's impartiality after 'meltdown' before committee. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen said a full accounting is needed of Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegation.
In light of the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, we have heard a lot about the culture of an all-boys school, like Mr. Kavanaugh’s alma mater, Georgetown Prep. But what about the culture of an all-girls school? What can we learn from that?
Gov. Larry Hogan has ruled out involving the Maryland State Police in any investigation of allegations that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl more than 30 years ago in Montgomery County. State Sen. Cheryl Kagan urged the governor in a letter to act.